New staff appointed at specialist Arts College

Frances Moffatt, Nik Holmes and Tony Charles
26 Nov 2015

TONY CHARLES, the Director of Platform A Gallery in Middlesbrough, will join Cleveland College of Art and Design in Hartlepool as a fine art lecturer.

New-look board at FACT

26 Nov 2015

The Foundation for Art and Creative Technology (FACT) has appointed ten new members to its board, including PAT CONNOR, Head of Development & Events at BBC North, and Professor JANET BEER, Vice-Chancellor of t

Rebecca Atkinson-Lord and Rachel Briscoe to leave Ovalhouse

Rachel and Rebecca
19 Nov 2015

REBECCA ATKINSON-LORD and RACHEL BRISCOE are to leave their roles as Co-Directors of Theatre at Ovalhouse to focus on their respective theatre companies, Arch 468 and fanSHEN.

Glyndebourne appoints new General Director

Sebastian Shwarz
19 Nov 2015

SEBASTIAN F SCHWARZ, currently Deputy Artistic Director of Theater an der Wien in Vienna, is to join Glyndebourne as its new General Director from May 2016.

Changes to leadership at the Three Choirs Festival

Alexis Paterson
19 Nov 2015

DOMINIC JEWEL is to leave his role as Chief Executive of the Three Choirs Festival in December, to be replaced by ALEXIS PATERSON, currently Manager of Cheltenham Festivals.

New role for Phoebe Gardiner

Phoebe Gardiner
19 Nov 2015

Formerly Senior Press & PR Officer, Globe Education at Shakespeare's Globe, PHOEBE GARDINER has taken up a new role as Officer, Advocacy and Communications at Arts Council England for the London area.

Adrian Sanders to chair Society of Ticket Agents and Retailers

Adrian Sanders
19 Nov 2015

Previously Torbay’s Liberal Democrat MP, and member of the Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee, ADRIAN SANDERS has been appointed as Chairman of the Society of Ticket Agents and Retailers.

Rural Media appoints new Creative Director

19 Nov 2015

GRANT BLACK has joined The Rural Media Company as Creative Director, having spent almost ten years as a producer and scriptwriter for various shows across the BBC, ITV and Channel 4.

Laura Jeffery to leave Situations

Laura Jeffery
19 Nov 2015

LAURA JEFFERY, Communications Manager at Situations, has left to start her own marketing consultancy business, The Butterfly Effect.

Job Ladder – Jane Beese

Photo of Jane Beese
16 Nov 2015

Jane Beese has the enviable job of Head of Music at the Roundhouse. She tells us how she got it. 

Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society Chief Executive to step down

12 Nov 2015

KATH MAINLAND is to step down as Chief Executive of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society after seven years in the role. She will join the Melbourne Festival as its new Executive Director in February.

Leadership changes at Creative Scotland

12 Nov 2015

Having been with Creative Scotland since its inception, both DAVID TAYLOR, Head of Strategic Projects, and IAN SMITH, Head of Music, are to retire in 2016.

Sarah Derbyshire MBE to join Orchestras Live

Sarah Derbyshire
12 Nov 2015

SARAH DERBYSHIRE MBE, Chair of NYMAZ, is to join Orchestras Live from January as its new Chief Executive, following the departure of HENRY LITTLE in December.

Margaret Jones to leave Sherman Cymru

Margaret Jones
12 Nov 2015

Executive Director of Sherman Cymru, and former General Manager of the organisation, MARGARET JONES is to step down at the end of November.

If I were 22 – Ian Nicholson

Photo of Ian Nicholson
09 Nov 2015

Portsmouth boy turned director Ian Nicholson trained at CSSD, NT Studio and Ecole Philippe Gaulier in clown – but what would he tell himself if he could do it all again?

Marcus Romer to leave Pilot Theatre

Marcus Romer
05 Nov 2015

After 22 years as Artistic Director of Pilot Theatre, MARCUS ROMER is to leave at the end of March 2016 to pursue a freelance career.

HOME appoints new Chair and Board members

05 Nov 2015

Director of BBC Arts JONTY CLAYPOLE is to be the new Chair of the Board for HOME, taking over from JIM FORRESTER. He will be joined on the board by MARIA BOTA and ALISON ROSS.

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic appoints new Chairman

Nigel Weatherill
05 Nov 2015

NIGEL WEATHERILL, Vice Chancellor and Chief Executive of Liverpool John Moores University, is to succeed LORRAINE ROGERS as Chairman of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic.

Music Theatre International hires new Chief Creative Officer

05 Nov 2015

BERT FINK is to leave Rodgers and Hammerstein: An Imagem Company after 25 years to join Cameron Mackintosh’s Music Theatre International as its new Chief Creative Officer.

New Associate Director at Shakespeare’s Globe

Matthew Dunster
05 Nov 2015

Coinciding with Artistic Director Designate EMMA RICE beginning her role, Olivier-nominated director MATTHEW DUNSTER is to be the new Associate Director at Shakespeare’s Globe.

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